Upgrade Rule 1: BACKUP!

I’d like to take a moment and remind everyone of the first rule of software upgrades … no mater how confident you are of your upgrade procedure, it is absolutely critical that you … BACKUP YOUR DATA! I’m currently dealing with a situation where someone did not do a backup before performing a upgrade, and […]


Just a few quick items from the Spring 05 COMMON conference in Chicago … Scott Klement received an iSeries Innovation award from IBM & COMMON Ask the Experts night at Sundays CUDS was quite a success … a lot of list members stopped by the MIDRANGE-L table to chat. A number of list members who […]

Chicago COMMON — First Impressions

Just a quick report from the Chicago COMMON conference … and some first impressions. The expo seems bigger than before, but kind of spread out in an awkward pattern. Attendence seems to be up a bit. Although I haven’t seen any figures. I’ve run into a few people wearing the old (black) MIDRANGE-L buttons … […]

COMMON & Ask The Experts

If you’re attending the Spring 2005 COMMON conference in Chicago, don’t forget to stop by the MIDRANGE-L table at CUDS on Ask the Experts night. Put some faces to the email addresses. 🙂 Ask The Experts night will be … SUNDAY, March 13, 2005 from 8-10pm, Crystal Ballroom B, Green Level-West Tower Yours truly will […]